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Hello, and welcome to another day of virtual treasures and digital morsels from the world of Nintendo! This week's impressive haul is a hefty one, and includes everything from the triumphant return of a video game icon, a platformer with a love of vocabulary, the usual glut of Neo Geo ports and a game for less than $1. Yes, you read that right. Talk about a bargain...

So whether you'e hitting irradiated bears with a pickaxe in Radiation Island, outrunning an interstellar horror in Hollow or harking back to those classic 8-bit RPG days with Dragon Sinker, there's bound to be a new game or add-on that'll take your fancy.

Switch eShop

PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 PLUS (Bandai Namco, $19.99) - The highly acclaimed PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION series has finally come to the Nintendo Switch in" PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 PLUS!" Featuring eye-popping high-resolution 3D graphics and funky visuals, the latest version of the classic game takes chomping and chasing through mazes to a whole new level! Read our review.

PAYDAY 2 (Starbreeze, $49.99) – PAYDAY 2 is an action-packed, four-player co-op shooter that once again lets gamers don the masks of the original PAYDAY crew – Dallas, Hoxton, Wolf and Chains – as they descend on Washington, D.C., for an epic crime spree. (Additional games and systems required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.) PAYDAY 2 launches on 27th Feb.

Radiation Island (Atypical Games, $9.99) - Radiation Island is a survival adventure game where you craft your own destiny in a huge open world environment. As part of the Philadelphia Experiment you have become stranded in a parallel, alternate reality. Discover this new and mysterious world, with all its surprises. Use everything you find to survive it and solve its puzzle to get back to the real world.

Spacecats with Lasers (Bitten Toast Games, $4.99) - Spacecats with Lasers is the ultimate combat experience in the meowverse! Fight the evil spacerats in this frenetic wave-shooter and aim to defeat the pug king!

Superola and the Lost Burgers (Undergames, $5.99) - Superola and The Lost Burgers is an epic retro style platforming adventure, in which you'll have to guide a burger loving llama in its quest to defeat the Hotdog Aliens and recover the stolen hamburgers... before they get cold! Read our review.

Typoman (Brainseed Factory, $10.39) - Typoman is a puzzle platformer which takes you on a journey to explore the Power of Words in the everlasting battle between good and evil. You slip into the role of a character made of letters, struggling to make your way through a dark and hostile world. Despite your small stature you have a powerful gift: You can craft words which will have an effect on the environment! Read our review.

Arcade Archives HEROIC EPISODE (HAMSTER, $7.99) - "HEROIC EPISOD"E is a shooting game released by IREM in 1986. The people of Mule are facing destruction at the hands of the Gasp Empire. Control a heroic soldier on the ground and in the air as they battle their way to retrieve the stolen goddess statue. Utilize their maser with its normal shots and power-up shots to wage this battle.

Dragon Sinker (KEMCO, $12.99) - Employing 8-bit graphics and sound that hark back to the golden era of RPGs, Dragon Sinker brings a visual and audio feast to the table of hungry gamers starving for the nostalgia of the great classics of yesteryear!

Hollow (Forever Entertainment, $19.99) - When you dock with Shakhter-One, it is clear that something has gone horribly wrong. The crew is missing and the entire facility is dealing with catastrophic power issues. As you start to uncover the ship's terrifying secrets, Shakhter-One threatens to take your identity, your sanity, and – ultimately – your life.

MEMBRANE (Perfect Hat, $9.99) - Membrane is a creative-action puzzle game in which you build, bend and break the world around you while experimenting to create your own solutions. Bendy bridges, wobbly ladders and shaky structures are just the beginning of what you'll make to test the limits of this weird, day-glo world! Read our review.

ACA NEOGEO MAGICAL DROP III (HAMSTER, $7.99) - "Magical Drop III" is a puzzle game released in 1997 by Data East. With adjustments and additions to the system from Magical Drop II, this version is much more lively and chain-based than its predecessor. Along with the addition of the Magical Journey mode, there are now more ways to enjoy the action.

Ace of Seafood (Onuki Masafumi, $11.99) - You can now openly admit to the desire we all share to become seafood. Because ACE OF SEAFOOD is an action game where you can form a party of up to 6 fish, crustaceans etc. and scavenge the depths of ocean while battling other life forms and increasing the strength of your own forces.

Bridge Constructor Portal (ClockStone, $14.99) – Enter the Aperture Science Enrichment Center and experience Bridge Constructor Portal – the unique merging of the classic Portal™ and Bridge Constructor™ games. Available 28th Feb.

POOL (Sabec, $9.99) - An easy to play POOL game to play for all ages, play against another person (2 players) or against the AI (artificial intelligent) player and rediscover the fun and excitement of this classic arcade game. With stunning high-definition 3D graphics and realistic physics, you'll feel like you're playing on a real table.

Spot The Difference (Sabec, $9.99) – From the original creators of the World famous Spot-The-Difference amusement machine game we bring you Spot-The-Difference on NINTENDO SWITCH, a TWO player version so you can play head to head against anyone, anytime. Available 26th Feb.

The Final Station (Do My Best, $19.99) – A post-apocalyptic adventure about travelling a dying world on a train. A story that goes through 5 chapters, with large inhabited stations at the end of each one. Infected are ready to stop your progress whenever you exit the train to look for supplies. Maintain your train in operating condition and craft valuable items from the resources you scavenge.Available 23rd Feb.

Toki Tori 2+: Nintendo Switch Edition (Two Tribes, $9.99) – Explore an enthralling forest island, learn magical songs and interact with the local wildlife to solve environmental puzzles. Toki Tori 2+'s ingenious game design requires just two moves: whistle and stomp. It's super accessible, yet it builds up to incredible complexity later on.Available 23rd Feb.

Twin Robots: Ultimate Edition (Thinice Games, $6.49) – Only you can help the Twin Robots pass their tests and escape the old factory in one piece! Watt and Volt are two twin robots, who have been forgotten by time and abandoned in an old robot factory. Marked as defective by mistake, if they wish to prove themselves as deserving a place in today’s world, they must pass a series of grueling tests.Available 23rd Feb.

Switch demos

ChromaGun – Demo Version (Pixel Maniacs, Free) - Use the ChromaGun to colorize walls and WorkerDroids to progress in the chambers. WorkerDroids are attracted to walls of the same color. Using that mechanic, try to reach the exit door of each chamber. Some doors are more complicated to use than others: They can only be opened using door triggers and only stay open as long as the triggers are occupied. Read our review.

Switch updates

Super Mario Odyssey Update – Starting today, you can download a free update for the Super Mario Odyssey game for the Nintendo Switch system. The free update adds a fun new minigame called Balloon World (internet access required*), which you can play after finishing the main story. To get started, just find Luigi in a kingdom and talk to him! In Hide It mode, you can take a balloon and hide it somewhere in that kingdom for other players to find. In Find It mode, you must find balloons hidden by other players. There’s a limited time to hide and find the balloons, so act fast! All the secret and out-of-the-way areas you found while playing the game will come in handy! The update also adds new outfits and filters to use in Snapshot Mode!

3DS eShop

SteamWorld Dig 2 (Image & Form, $19.99) - SteamWorld Dig 2 takes you on a platform mining adventure forged in Metroidvania flames. When an old trading town is struck by mysterious earthquakes, it's up to a lone steambot and her unlikely companion to uncover what trembling terrors lie beneath. Read our review.

Fat Dragons (Nostatic Software, $0.99) - Fight within the ruins of an ancient city, then do combat among the trees in a lush jungle. Dodge the molten fireballs launched from an erupting volcano, and avoid pounding rain storms and lightning strikes amidst the clouds - all while taking out your enemies!

3DS demos

The Alliance Alive – Demo Version (FuRyu, Free) – The makers of The Legend of Legacy bring the classic JRPG back to form in The Alliance Alive, a new adventure that evokes the nostalgia of the JRPG greats by offering huge world-exploration, an intertwining story of 9 protagonists, and well-designed battle mechanics, all wrapped in a beautiful portable package for Nintendo 3DS. Available 27th Feb.

Wii U eShop

Fat Dragons (Nostatic Software, $0.99) - Fight within the ruins of an ancient city, then do combat among the trees in a lush jungle. Dodge the molten fireballs launched from an erupting volcano, and avoid pounding rain storms and lightning strikes amidst the clouds - all while taking out your enemies!

What are you downloading this week? (253 votes)

  2. Radiation Island2%
  3. Spacecats with Lasers  0%
  4. Superola and the Lost Burgers  0%
  5. Typoman4%
  6. Arcade Archives HEROIC EPISODE1%
  7. Dragon Sinker1%
  8. Hollow5%
  11. Ace of Seafood1%
  12. SteamWorld Dig 26%
  13. Fat Dragons2%
  14. Bridge Constructor Portal2%
  15. ChromaGun2%
  16. POOL1%
  17. Spot The Difference1%
  18. The Final Station2%
  19. Toki Tori 2+: Nintendo Switch Edition5%
  20. Twin Robots: Ultimate Edition  0%
  21. The Alliance Alive – Demo Version8%
  22. Super Mario Odyssey19%
  23. Nothing for me!13%

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Well, that's your lot for this week. Thanks for reading and be sure to take part in the poll above, and/or pop a comment below with your thoughts.